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PubPol 510.004

PubPol 510.004: The Politics of Public Policy

Susan Waltz
Fall 2014
4:39-4:39 am EST Download Syllabus

In exploring such questions, this course aims to provide: • Familiarity with concepts and perspectives commonly used in the study and practice of international relations and foreign policy • Familiarity with global institutions that comprise the p


PUBPOL 578.001: Applied Policy Seminar

Elisabeth Gerber
Fall 2015
4:00-5:30 pm EST Download Syllabus

The Applied Policy Seminar (APS) (now called Strategic Public Policy Consulting or SPPC) is an opportunity for students to conduct a faculty-supervised consulting project for a public, private, or non-profit sector policy organization at the local


PUBPOL 744.001: Economics of the Public Sector

Betsey Stevenson
Monday, Wednesday
Fall 2016
1:00-2:30 pm EST

This is a course on how economists think about government revenue and government expenditures — how governments raise and spend public money. Public Finance is a subfield of microeconomics.


PUBPOL 521.004: Introduction to Policy Writing

Fall 2017
11:30 am-1:00 pm EST

This course teaches the norms of policy writing to 1st year policy students. Through small workshops, students will analyze approaches to different types of policy writing.


PUBPOL 587: Public Management

Fall 2006
4:39-4:39 am EST
This course is designed to introduce the students to what public managers do and to help provide the students with perspectives and opportunities for practice that will help them become effective public managers.

PUBPOL 692: Thinking About Crime

David Thacher
Fall 2005
4:39-4:39 am EST
As Chief of the New York City Police Department, William Bratton was fond of saying that the crime rate has the same meaning for a police department as profits have for a business--that the crime rate is the bottom line of policing.

PUBPOL 569: Applied Regression Analysis

Susan Dynarski
Fall 2008
4:39-4:39 am EST Syllabus
This course focuses on what a practitioner needs to know about multiple regression analysis, a key tool for policy analysis. It is an introduction to econometrics that is less mathematical and theoretical than PUBPOL 571.

PUBPOL 756: Local Government, Opportunity for Activism

John Hieftje
Fall 2010
4:39-4:39 am EST
What goes on in city government is in many ways more important to our lives than what happens in Washington. This course goes beyond the structure and theory of municipal government to look at how things really happen at the local level.

PUBPOL 513: Calculus

Carl Simon
Fall 2011
4:39-4:39 am EST
This course is designed specifically to provide students in all degree programs at the Ford School with the fundamental mathematical tools necessary for their subsequent coursework.
PubPol 475.003

PubPol 475.003: Topics: The History and Future of Detroit

Fall 2012
4:39-4:39 am EST

Detroit was the nation’s most important city in the Twentieth Century because of the the auto industry, the emergence of the blue collar middle class and development of the New Deal. Now it is the most negatively stereotyped city in the nation.